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In pictures: Philadelphia Union 1-2 Real Salt Lake

All photos credit Paul Rudderow

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand Saturday night as the Philadelphia Union fell 1-2 to Real Salt Lake. It was a chilly, action-packed night of soccer under the lights of Subaru Park, but ultimately the Union couldn’t take advantage of the extra week of rest as Salt Lake ended their unbeaten start to the season.
Take a peek at what he saw.

Jack Elliot coming under pressure from Andres Gomez.

Quinn Sullivan delivers an early cross.

Alejandro Bedoya works up the right side.

Sullivan avoids a tackle from behind.

Jakob Glesnes looking for a target.

Jack McGlynn stretches to keep the ball in play.

Andre Blake made a couple of early saves.

But Blake couldn’t keep a blast from Gomez out of the net.

Jose Martinez controlled most of the defensive middle of the field.

Kai Wagner takes one in the chest.

Martinez looking for a quick break up field.

Julian Carranza needed just one more step.

Nathan Harriel collides with Fidel Barajas.

Elliott cuts off Matt Crooks.

Carranza looks for a way towards goal.

Fans celebrate Daniel Gazdag’s goal.

Wagner continues to work up the wing.

Harriel with the long throw-in.

Could have been for the lead.

But Mikael Uhre keeps trying for the next goal.

Gazdag fights for control of the ball.

Glesnes slows the play down.

Alexandros Katranis places one in the corner to take the lead.

Chris Donovan comes in to try and spark the offense.

Jesus Bueno comes in for the injured Martinez.

Bedoya battles till the end.

For more photos, check out Paul’s Flickr page and feel free to leave comments.

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